Pet Pain Relief Through Physical Rehabilitation
To best serve the needs of our pet patients, Harris Parkway Animal Hospital has a rehabilitation facility on site. Our mission is to enhance recovery, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of our orthopedic, neurologic, and aging patients. It is our desire to promote health, fitness, and quality of life for our companion animal pals.
Dr. Richard Young is a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT). He focuses on rehabilitation through physical therapy and pain management. The techniques he and his staff provide are very helpful in making injured and aging pets more comfortable, active, and happy.
Ft. Worth Animal Rehabilitation
Using our Hands, our Heads and our Hearts to make lives better everyday
What is Physical Rehabilitation?
”Physical Rehabilitation (Animal Rehab) is the use of manual therapy coupled with modalities (laser, ultrasound, hydrotherapy, electrical stimulation) to enhance recovery from injuries, surgery and degenerative conditions.“
AARV (american assoc of rehab veterinarians)
- Improved Circulation
- Improved Muscle Mass and Strength
- Improved Joint and Soft Tissue Mobility and Flexibility
- Decreased Pain
- Increased Recovery
We can help with:
- Post Surgical Healing
- Neurological Disorders
- Recommending and Fitting for Orthotics and Prosthetics
- Musculoskeletal Problems
- Aging Changes
- Weight Issues
- Performance and Fitness
- Joint Health
Our mission is to enhance recovery, improve mobility, relieve pain and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of our orthopedic, neurologic and aging patients. It is our desire to promote healthy fitness and quality of life for our companion animal pals.
How to Begin
To schedule a physical rehabilitation consultation, evaluation or appointment with our trained rehab staff please contact our clinic through our phone number (817-294-8007) or email (HPAHRehab@gmail.com). Our rehab team will work with your veterinarian to provide the best results for your pet.
Physical Modalities and Techniques
Our rehab exercises and modalities are chosen according to your pet’s individual needs. After an Initial evaluation our rehab team will determine the best care for your pet. Some of our modalities include:
- Cold Wave Laser Therapy
- Ultrasound therapy
- Neuromuscular or electrical stimulation (NMES / E-Stim)
- Heat / Cryotherapy
- Pulsed electromagnetic therapy
- Underwater and Land Treadmill
- Manual Therapy
- Canine massage and bodywork
- Passive Range of Motion
- Chiropractic Care and Acupuncture!
- Physical exercises to increase strength and endurance